Republican will run against Schilling come November
Dan Kapanke made it official today.
The former La Crosse state Senator wants his old job back. Kapanke announced this afternoon at the Republican Party headquarters in La Crosse in front of about 10 people and a few media members that he is running for the state Senate in November against Jennifer Schilling.
Kapanke, was defeated by Shilling in one of the 2011 recall elections, which followed passage of Act 10, restricting collective bargaining in Wisconsin.
A few days ago, Kapanke filed papers with the state, announcing his intention to run again in the 32nd District.
Kapanke is also well-known in the area as owner of the La Crosse Loggers baseball team.